Butter Pecan Sauce Recipe

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Butter Pecan Sauce Recipe
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Butter Pecan Sauce Recipe

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Buttery, smooth and full of pecans, this sauce is just sensational over ice cream. It's hard to beat its homemade goodness.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • Vanilla ice cream or flavor of your choice

Directions

In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugars and cornstarch. Gradually stir in cream until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Remove from the heat; stir in butter until melted. Add the pecans. Serve warm over ice cream. Yield: 1-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Butter Pecan Sauce in Taste of Home June/July 2002, p8

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 148 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 20mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • Vanilla ice cream or flavor of your choice
  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugars and cornstarch. Gradually stir in cream until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  2. Remove from the heat; stir in butter until melted. Add the pecans. Serve warm over ice cream. Yield: 1-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Butter Pecan Sauce in Taste of Home June/July 2002, p8

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nancybeth1953 User ID: 8182554 215884
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2014

"Disappointed. The cornstarch was very noticeable and spoiled it for me."

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 39291
Reviewed May. 30, 2010

"Excellent over French vanilla ice cream."

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